2008 Subaru Outback Top Comparisons

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2008 Subaru OutbackReview
oskydiver writes:
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This is an amazing car because there are not too many station wagons all wheel drive with 240 hp! It has a luxury interior and amazing moon roof. The turbo charged engine and the manual transmission is really fun to drive.

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Steve writes:
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Subarus are known for keeping their value, parts are inexpensive and they are easy to work on. They are dependable and long lasting.

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2008 Subaru OutbackReview
Sam writes:
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The car had too many miles oh, Im still looking

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Guru9CV9NP writes:
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In love with my new car…such an easy process.

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Guru7L2J6 writes:
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Great value for a dependable car Basic model, so no crossbars on roof rack and no fog lights and surprised it had no safety cover for the back hatch area. It does have auto 4-spd sport drive!

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2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 iReview
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Awesome Car, Rally Car In The Snow — Not much to say, it's the 2.5i automatic so not very exciting, but it'll carry 4 people comfortably anywhere, rain/shine/snow. The only reason I would sell it would be to replace it with a newer model (2010 and above).

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Ground clearance, snow driving, cargo capacity, comfortable seats

Cons: Underpowered, missing fifth/sixth gear

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2008 Subaru Outback BasicReview
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Love It! — This is a great little car that I bought used to travel to work. Gas mileage is good and handling even better, especially in snow. So far there have been no maintenance problems. I have a manual transmission that shifts easily and smooth. I love this car and would like to get a new one someday.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: RIde, Handling, Gas Mileage, Comfort

Cons: Inconveniently located cup holders, accessory covers that don't close properly, only minor things

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2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 iReview
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Subaru Outback 2008 — It is a great car, especially if you really need a wagon. It is a perfect size. Very roomy without being a bulky SUV. The AWD is fantastic, this is a great all-weather car. Makes sense why this a such a common car in New England.

Pros: This is a great car. Excellent quality. Well appointed with useful amenities.

Cons: None, really.

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2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 i LimitedReview
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Best Car I've Ever Owned. — The outback is for our lifestyle. Outdoors, kids, family mixed with everyday life this car can basically handle anything I throw at it. My husband is an avid white water kayaker and he can haul three boats and three people with gear no problem. Nuff said.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I love how safe this car is for me and my family. The AWD makes me feel comfortable in inclement weather. Comfortable and roomy with two kids and cargo.

Cons: Lack of room in the back seat.

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2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT LimitedReview
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Solid, Safe, Economical Performer. — No complaints. All wheel drive for Midwestern winters. Good handling. Easy on gas. No major repairs after two years of ownership (purchased used in 2010). Sound system pretty decent. High safety ratings. Only drawback is poor acceleration on the highway.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: All wheel drive, fuel economy.

Cons: Doesn't accelerate well on the highway.

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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By Guru92QWF6

The CVT was never good but with slower Subarus it was a good match to the weak engine. The Wilderness and it’s powerful engine (21 mpg avg. if you’re lucky) are big casualties of the CVT, which is co... Read More

Review By Guru92TVC1

My 2022 Subaru Outback is my dream come true car. River City Subaru is the best ! Read More

2021 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By Guru9QYNRC

Véhicule très intéressant, assez doux et confortable. Super traction intégrale. Petit bémol cependant, quelques moteur 2.5 devront être travailler pour cause de coulage d huile Read More

Review By Jon

Upgraded to 2021 Limited from a 2016 Outback. Like the improvements for the seat positioning options, mirror adjustment integration to driver choice, and of course the touch panel in the middle. Wil... Read More

2020 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By Danny

The Touring trim is extremely comfortable, great tech, and drives like a beauty with the XT. Found a Great Deal with Cargurus to a good dealership, and was happy with how it all worked out. Read More

Review By Guru9PSVBQ

The Outback is exactly what we are looking for and are not disappointed with our choice. Although it is a mid-size SUV, it doesnt feel and ride like one. Very smooth on the road and handles great. Pl... Read More

2019 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By Joe

Great car, our third Outback. I see no reason to drive anything else. Comfortable, handles well, good mileage. Read More

Review By MRK_AK

I love the Outback but it has been my Alaskan dream car for quite a while. It helps me drive safer than the traded-in sports car and it has much higher clearance for the snow. Gobs of safety features,... Read More

2018 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By Susan

It has a few less features than our other outback. I improved my mileage from my 02 buick. Quite happy. Read More

Review By Guru9RNSF9

Love my car but , the infotainment system is a nuisance!!! Had the factory installed replacement done a little over a year ago and now the system is acting like it is possessed. I can not turn it off,... Read More

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